Decatur, GA (October 17, 2020) – Around 12:50 a.m. this morning, multiple lanes of traffic were blocked after a car accident in Decatur.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Candler Road. It is believed that multiple vehicles collided on the highway for reasons that are not yet known, leading to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. They assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the two right lanes of traffic for an extended period of time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Highways are some of the most dangerous places for accidents on our roads. In the blink of an eye, a car accident can take place on a highway at high speeds and due to the careless acts of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured as a result of Georgia car accidents due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should always have the skilled help of an attorney by your side.
Georgia car accidents take place due to the negligence of others every single year within the state. These accidents happen due to many reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. The truth is, many of these accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. Nobody should ever face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have suffered from injuries stemming from a car accident, you should always speak with a Georgia personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our resourceful and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have suffered losses in a car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and will stand by your side to ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way. You have options and should never stand alone, especially when another party is to blame for an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.